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to the way the changing landscape of energy in america, with this low price natural gas we see a transformation from coal to natural gas. .. >> they have an overcapacity of electricity this europe, and as a result, they have a very low wholesale prices, which is good. but their residential rates and their manufacturing rates are the highest in the world because of renewable surcharges. and so what's happening over there is they're trying to make this transition too quickly, in my view, and that's what people are trying to do in america as well. but what's happening over there is that the utilities, the base load utilities have lost like $800 million in market valuation over the last 15 months or so. and so as you go to renewables and you try to, you have to place more emphasis on distribution at the local levels, there's not enough capital this in the utility industry -- in the utility industry there to meet those needs. and so they have a real conflict in europe right now. and interestingly enough, they've mothballed 30 gigawatts of plants producing electricity from natural ga
. >> the house energy and commerce subcommittee on energy and power held a hearing yesterday on the federal energy regulatory commission's role and authority. acting chairman cheryl lafleur is set to testify a long with the commission's three commissioners. this hearing lasted a little over two hours. >> i would like to call hearing to order this morning. we are going to be evaluating the role of ferc and a changing energy landscape, and i'm delighted that the commissioners at ferc are with us today. we appreciate very much you being here. i certainly initiative would like to congratulate cheryl lafleur who has been appointed the acting director of ferc, and i enjoyed our meeting yesterday, ms. lafleur, and we look forward to working with you on many issues facing our country as we adjust to this changing landscape that we all are very much involved in. i would say that i think that transcending issue that certainly encompasses everything we're talking about today does relate to the way the changing landscape of energy in america. with this low price natural gas, we see a transformation fro
to testify. as i acknowledged there is a significant change occurring on the energy landscape. the operation in america has experienced only a modest incremental change over the last decades yet in recent years the development of new technology is bringing much more rapid change to the system that can't be disruptive. i think embracing these changes will allow a much more efficient utilization of energy resources. the challenge before us is to enable the system to be more efficient through the utilization of technology and foster the development of a diverse set of competitive energy resources while at the same time and sure we have the power and reasonable rates for consumers. as a result of the technology we are experiencing a supply of natural gas and resulting gas prices at the lowest since 2002. this is changing the economics of electric generation resulting the retirement of older and less efficient units and most recently some nuclear plants. the generation being built is primarily combined gas plants, wind and solar generation. this appears likely to continue. driven by a significant
wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! where does the uted states get most of its energy? is it africa? the middle east? canada? or the u.s.? the answer is... the u.s. ♪ most of america's energy comes from right here at home. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. ♪ lou: obama administration officials report more progress with healthcare.gov. they now say that the site fails just about 10 percent of the time. back in october that failure rate was 25%. government officials also say over three and a half million consumers visited the site from midnight sunday antonin today, but the obama administration still will not tell us what the november enrollment numbers are or how many people actually have insurance. insurers are still complaining that the healthcare applications that th
their promises. >> the prime minister is very keen to encourage energy users to switch providers to get the best tariff. why has it been so difficult over the past three years to switch mobile phone providers? >> across all the utilities, we want it to be easier for people to switch. we have done that on banks. it is now easier to switch bank accounts because of the hard work of the chancellor of the exchequer. it is now easier to switch energy providers because of the excellent work of the secretary of state for energy and climate change. it ought to be easier to switch with other utilities, that is an important bit of work that we are doing. >> the number of apprenticeships in cornwall has doubled since 2010, which is helping to create a stronger economy and a fairer society. will the prime minister meet me and a delegation of young people from cornwall to see how we can further promote these very worthwhile schemes? >> i am delighted with the news about the number of apprenticeships in cornwall. the government have made a major financial commitment to funding apprenticeships. that is making a
energy and commerce committee releasing new e-mails showing that administration officials knew that they need to delay the health care exchange for small businesses as early as august, but it was not until six weeks later on september 26 that the administration actually announced that it was delaying the on-line portal for small business. energy and commerce committee chairman fred upton said, about that revelation, as the paper trail broadens, we see more a more evidence that the adminiration was fully aware. its signature health care law was not ready for prime tim. the documents we are now reviewing tell a much, much different story than what officials testified to congress. the white house continues to claim healthcare.gov is working better. public sentiment, however, is worsening. a new gallup poll shows the majority of americans, 52 percent, say they want a law scaled back or repealed outright compared with 50% to felt that way in october. 37 percent said they want a law expanded or kept as is. joining us now, senior fellow at the manhattan institute, former health care p
tmaceatening, pushing up energy prices and using instagram to gauge how happy an entire city is. the top five happiest cities in the nation according to one survey, two cities from the same state. the you live there? Ò i o you f l good? so much more coming up on this hour of maumets now. ♪ connell: i wasn't even there. dagen: no indication. Ò i ogs are supposed to make you happy. food and dogs. dennis: christmas season, the tree over there. dagen: holiday tree. connell: i know. iatollowing up. to start it off at the top of the hour at the stock exchange. nicole: good morning. things are looking down again. the dow and the s&p down four days in our row. we will s what hstapens between now and then, right now, down 56 points, thousand eight thirty-three. and the nasdaq composite down 9 points, a quarter of 1%. the big picture is everybody is moving to the fed. the fed keeper as soon as this month, there is a m ting this month and with economic news, better cdc dropped o begin tapering. the s&p 500, apple a new high, can't leave that out. Ò i appen: thank you. connell: the movement demandi
supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >> 25 minutes past the hour your fox news minute, the central rockies bracing for a major blizzard with 6 to 12 inches of snow expected minnesota to michigan. high winds can send snow across the rockies reducing visibility and creating dangerous travel conditions. the joy has been declared eligible for bankruptcy restructuring a casualty of the move could be the city's art collection. christie's auction house appraised the value of the detroit institute to 450 and $860 million. christie's will propose ways for the city to monetize the art work. and he may have become a world series champion as a member of the red sox but jacoby ellsbury will be patrolling the outfield. word is he has reached a 7 year contract worth $150 million to play for the yankees and those are your news headlines on the fox busine
250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. neil: i hate to drone on about holiday sales, but how about a drone to get your holiday packages here lickety-split. jeff bezos says he's going with the idea. but it's not as if he had to stretch to flying the drone. reports are there are thousands of these things, just sitting around. so convenient, but my next guest says something else. it's creepy. looking at captain chuck nash. jeff bezos says he's reportedly going to get these packages to you lickety-split. >> i think the timing on cyber monday is nothing short of astounding. neil: touchÉ. >> there are so many realities that come crashing in on this, not the least of which we live in a very prodigious society. there are international conventions on reliability and we start plying these things around and they start crashing into people's heads and things li
,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. [ male announcer ] campbell's homestyle soup with farm grown veggies. just like yours. huh. [ male announcer ] and roasted white meat chicken. just like yours. [ male announcer ] you'll think it's homemade. i love this show. [ male announcer ] try campbell's homestyle soup. >>> fresh off his big re-election victory in new jersey, chris christie now has a big lead in the latest snapshot of the 2016 republican primary race. according to a new cnn research poll, christie's up by nine points over his rival. rand paul second with 15% followed by ted cruz and paul ryan tied for third at 11%. marco rubio is at 10%. and rick perry is incredibly up to 7%.
with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energefficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lis here. adam: backs the floor of the new york stock exchange and nicole petallides. look at one company which is expanding its buyback program. nicole: looking at deere. stay with a group of traders when quickly the news crossed 10:24 a.m. this is a nice today chart, you can see this morning where you get the big pop. it's been a buyback program by $8 billion on talks of the program to have underway as well as announcing a courtly dividend. is your stock reacted right now of 2.8%, 85034 deere and company. lori: sticking with market major averages struggle to stay positive. our next guest says don't get fancy with your investment choices. boring as stable companies are the way to go. jason, thank you so much for hustling to get here today for us, great to have you. first your take on this little downturn we are experiencing here, he
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economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy. doubled our traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities and companies on earth. we're the envy of the world. so i continue to have great confidence in our capacity to solve our problems. there is a specific challenge that we've got. that is a congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not the generation. the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders. and what jack kennedy understood as well. and that's the american people. we go through these periods where our politics gets all bollucks up. the truth is when you look at our history, there's been a lot of times where congress gets stuck. but the reason we get through it is the american people have good instincts. if over and over again they see we're not addressing the core problems we have, eventually they will put in place folks who ar
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. jon: i will work on that. >>> the president is among those pushing our nation to generate green energy but that could come with a major problem. the power grid might not be ready to handle it. an "l.a. times" report says wind and solar may be too much for our fragile electrical grid. we'll ask the reporter what he found next. >>> plus part of the country getting hit right now with a major and very cold storm. meteorologist rick reichmuth joins us next. hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn? yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. enjoy the relief! [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new baru. 'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit yo
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will trust to discuss the state of financial reform. also on c-span2, members of the house and energy commerce subcommittee on energy and power will hear from energy regulatory commissioners. span330 eastern a.m. on c- we cover a hearing on unemployment benefits that are set to expire at the end of the month. >> from age eight, betty ford, then betty [inaudible] put on skits and plays and that led to eddington, vermont where she studied at the school of dance. these are some of her notecards. no bookstworks -- where she kept cards. she carried this with her to vermont, back to grand rapids, off to new york where she studied with martha graham and work with the powers modeling agency and back to grand rapids again. you will find a host of things that you would find in just about any organizer. brochures on dance costumes, one of her sketches of a costume for one of the dance routines that she wanted to put on. madeography notes that she for different dance routines so there is a whole wealth of material in here that talks about her love for dance and how deeply she was involved in it.
that company. but i do honestly right now like linn energy more. higher rates don't have to be the end of the world, conn's might be a microcosm. wouldn't you like to have a stock that goes up gigantically? or would you say i don't want that gain because rates are going higher? stay with cramer. >>> coming up -- nice view? hilton's more than $2 billion ipo is about to hit the street. are there better accommodations for your cash, or should you try and book a room in this newly minted stock? >>> you know that this has been a downright incredible year for initial public offerings. >> buy, buy, buy! >> so far, we've had 210 ipos in 2013, the average deal giving you a 20% return, according to ipo fund manager renaissance capital. i bring this up again because we've got an enormous deal coming next week, the hilton ipo. and i think you should try to get a piece of it. i'm not just highlighting this one because the ipo market has been so strong, either. hilton is a high-quality company in an industry that's currently en fuego, with demand outstripping supply. and if the economy keeps improvi
production of clean energy. doubled our production of traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities on earth, best researches and scientists on earth and most innovative companies on earth. and we're still the envy of the world and the one indispensable nation. i continue to have great confidence in our capacity to solve our problems. there is a specific challenge that we've got. and that is a congress. and this city, washington, that is grid locked and spends too much time worrying about the next election, and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders and what jack kennedy understood, as well. and that's the american people. you know, we go through these periods where our politics gets all boll objectioned up. and sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you are. but the truth of the matter is, when you look at our history, there have been a
fore traffic parking.y that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and then there's a mesh network that takes this information sends it over the internet so you can go find exactly where those open parking spots are. the collaboration with citi was important for providing us the necessary financing; allow this small start-up to go provide a service to municipalities. citi has been an incredible source of advice, how to engage with municipalities, how to structure deals, and as we think about internationally, citi is there every step of the way. so the end result is you reduce congestion, you reduce pollution and you provide a service to merchants, and that certainly is huge. ♪ [ male announcer ] 1.21 gigawatts. today, that's easy. ge is revolutionizing power. supercharging turbines with advanced hardware and innovative software. using data predictively to help power enti
. the u.s. is doing fine with energy. so the trajectory of energy is going to be flat and that's going to help the u.s. consumer. so i would look at that as a positive story. this is a temporary blip in oil right now. 97.is the blip, not the $92? >> that's right. >> jim, lou, thank you both for joining us this morning. we'll see you again soon. >> thank you. >>> coming up, why ubs is giving brokers higher expense accounts. >>> plus want kfc fights to regain son assumers in kline na. this is a weird one. if advertise upons have end pd hi honey, did you get the toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. . >> these are spartan conditions over there, aren't they? >> the last time i was there, i was in a -- >> the best place in davos. >> and the last time i was there, i was in a single bed. a double wouldn't have filt in the room. that was an upgrade be
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. giving you a star rating. the helmets absorb energy the helmets absorb energy better, lower acceleration, better, lower acceleration, lowering risk. lowering risk. >> you have what looks like a >> you have what looks like a helmet canon. helmet canon. what is this what is this modelling different modelling different from the other test? from the other test? >> we are going away from the >> we are going away from the single linear drop. single linear drop. we know every head impact has we know every head impact has linear rotation. linear rotation. you have energy input. you have energy input. this task - the head can rotate this task - the head can rotate and slide away. and slide away. >> >> three, two, one, go. three, two, one, go. >> remember this >> remember this 100 g hit? 100 g hit? professor professor dumis has dumis has a 5-star a 5-star helmet reducing it bias much as helmet reducing it bias much as 50%, that's because the 50%, that's because the shell shell riskful. riskful. >> there are helmets that reduce >> there are helmets that reduce your risk. your risk. like 5-star cars
that health care is a right, not a privilege. >> other other issue: energy independence. what did you propose that is different? >> we have to wean off fossil fuels. investing in alternate energy resources while engaging in an all of the above strategy. we are getting to the point where we are exporting natural gas. but we have to have the all above strategy. not drill baby drill. >> who is the next generation of leaders in congress? would you like to be speaker of the house? >> i am focused on what is in front of me and that is doing the best i can for the 23ered congressional district. >> who is the next generation of leaders in the house? on both sides. >> there are a number of members on both sides of the aisle that are building toward positions of leadership but i think probably better to leave that question to others. i know nancy has her list and i was included in and pleased to be asked to be a part of the leadership and serve. so you know, right now, we have to focus on working together and getting things turned around. >> first elected congress in 2004. first call from collene. go a
's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. who found a magic seashell. it told him what was happening on the trading floor in real time. ♪ the shell brought him great fame. ♪ but then, one day, he noticed that everybody could have a magic seashell. [ indistinct talking ] [ male announcer ] right there in their trading platform. ♪ [ indistinct talking continues ] [ male announcer ] so the magic shell went back to being a...shell. get live squawks right in your trading platform with think or swim from td ameritrade. >>> you're watching cnbc "squawk on the street" live from the financial capital of the world. the opening bell in about 90 seconds on a packed day, this upgrade of apple, tesla making some news, we got auto sales coming in. chrysler has already crushed it, 16% in november. >> gees,
've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. [ m'm... ] great taste. [ tapping ] sounds good. campbell's healthy request. m'm! m'm! good.® minute, there are a few things i would like to get off my chest. i'm against animals being abused by their owners. that's horrible. i don't like people who commit hate crimes. and pardon me, but cancer, count me among those who say we should definitely be trying hard to cure that. the sooner, the better. now that i've unburdened myse
in terms of energy investments. so there's a lot of things you could do with this patient capital in terms of really helping reinvention the infrastructure. >> we're going to go next to sean higgins and then david. >> one of the issues that's come up in the detroit bankruptcy is that cities are museum, its collection is to -- something advocated sound is off to cover the city's debt. i was wondering as an educated if you support that or oppose it? >> let me just say that the educators in the city have been under a different kind of emergency manager for a long time. it was done in a much more come it was done with a lot of conversation back and forth in terms of the educators and the city. and, frankly, frankly our members in detroit have hugely sacrificed in the last two contracts in terms of taking pay cuts and other things, amounting to roughly about 10%. and they've actually not missed a beat and the city's school system working with the educators now, there's been a lot of problems but this new emergency manager has been working with the educators more and they are seeing some real to
is getting better. our economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy. doubled our production of traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities on earth, the best researchers and scientists on earth, the best workers on earth and the most innovative companies on earth and we're still the envy of the world and the most indispensable nation. so i continue to have confidence in our ability to solve our problems. there is a specific problem that we've got, and that is a congress, and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and, you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders and what jack kennedy understood as well, and that's the american people. you know. we go through these periods where our politics gets all mixed up. and the truth is we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you ar
back its enrichment of uranium, which it uses to generate nuclear energy. the program could also build a bomb. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible ke any country, to change over time. it may not be likely. you know, if you ask me what is the likelihood that we are able to arrive at the end state i was describing earlier, i want say it's more that 50/50, but we have to try. >> iran, the u.s. and five other powers will meet to discuss implementing an great on the program. hassan ni says the deal that lists sanctions has helped his country's economy. >> controversy over the latest project by artist christo. he'll spread fabric high above the arkansas river. some say it will damage the eco >> it's called "over the river", and this is the river, the arkansas in south central colorado. what christo wants to do is suspend hundreds of huge panels of silvery cloth, six miles of it, in eight sections along a 42 mile stretch of the river. his drawings show how the sunlight will filter through the fabric. christo says the best way to see it will be from underneath on the raf
. there are hundreds of people out here and the energy of remembrance, mourning, and celebration is powerful. the national youth orchestra just arrived. they've been playing music. one thing you've really felt throughout the day without stopping is that the air has been full of singing. this deep, resonance, the rhythm of african songs. there's been a procession since last night of people of all ages from the very young to the very old, black and white singing and dancing. when you talk to them, you really get a sense of their personal feelings about mandela. one elderly woman said when she thinks of the past, it makes her so sad. but in her mind mandela saw a big light and he never switched it off. and i was talking to a young family. to them it meant they could adopt their children. they're dutch and white and their children are african and black. they said his legacy means they can give their children a good and equal life. the president of south africa was also here briefly to meet with the family. and he left after speaking a few words to the crowd. but it has been nonstop, chris. >> an
of energy. i was pretty tired after two years. i think that's one of the issues which worries me. you know, this is america. you do get tired. >> working is such a trial. that's an issue. >> seven days a week. >> it's a greened none of us can understand. you can't understand it until you walk through those gates. no one can understand it. mark mcken none said it. i think to robert gibbs, he was walking n. februarys was out. he basically said, welcome to hell. here are the kids. >> remember that evening we had with him when he was talking about the incoming, he literally could not find words to describe the velocity. >> it's much worse now than it was. >> ever. >> i was so stunned when ari fleischer you know what, though, you had life and time and a "news week" to worry about. you condition have people second guessing every single task. >> there wasn't a wall around the white house. it was much more easy to go in an out. not to be in that you believe bubble. >> congressman tom cole, tom, it's always great talking to you. i love the haring what the president said. he is wide opened to the af
.m., members of the house energy and commerce committee on energy and power will hear from federal energy regulatory commissioners. later, on c-span 3, we cover a democratic steering committee hearing on unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of the month. >> in a survey of major main, the kansas city star was rated more in favor of reform than all the other major metropolitan newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an in 1910, i don't want the stars editorial to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done. up on pastowed performance with an editorial in the star that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback who would seize power and become a dictator. he is a builder recalled to his work, said the paper, rather than a man on horseback. after roosevelt's arrival from africa amid talk of his candidacy, there were clubs formed like napoleon in the of 1910. >> the impact of newspaper publisher william rockhill nelson on the american movement sunday at span 3.stern on c- >> representative greg walden, chairman of the house energy su
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and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to freep.com. next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre in the reason is because we, as a viewed -- when the world our opinion not to go to war, we would not go with our allies. we are ia country that has of thed because one world sees our moral fabric has declined, that is a decline any way. when bush stole the election world looked the --it is not a has way we go about the world. said we havellers the most disrespected presidents. how does the worldview that? it is a holy mentality. then you look at what happened in wall street, the greed that is going on. this is all that. we are meddling in too many wars. these are the kinds of declines that the country must look at. we are too divided. is theeb
the republicans are right on the energy policy. >> what the thing about the new unemployment numbers? in -- it addsk it to the increase in our energy production. it is just going to come around and nourished the economy. it sounds good and i hope it will go down in the future. optimistic about the job market overall? take away the energy part about it. caller: yes, i am. i am hoping us liberals will start driving smaller and low maintenance automobiles. there are people driving super rules that are high maintenance. if these people would drive low maintenance cars they would have more disposable income to cover their contraceptive coverage or health care, and their pension. i am a liberal democrat that us liberals have to start doing our suffering. i don't know why it will go to a liberal fundraiser. i never see my liberal friends driving small fuel efficient cars. they are still driving the subarus, volvos, minivans, and all that. if you are producing 16 million cars, you better be producing more and more oil. we brag about the increase in house production and yet we do not want to
's going on in the southeast. still talking about a wave of energy, cloudy, light showers. not a big deal into the southeast. temperatures look at this, they're amazing. we're still talking about temperatures into the 70s through atlanta, especially by tomorrow in through boston, temperatures right where they should, maybe a hint above normal. all of this is going to be changing thanks to a system out west. talk about snow. yes, we're talking about anywhere from wisconsin back through colorado. look at all these winter weather advisories. we know there is a change in store for us out on the east. of course as the system finally makes its way east. for today, 1 to 2 feet of snow, extending farther in through colorado and minnesota. we'll be looking at that as well. you can see the system diving farther south and east. as again, it progresses farther to the east, we'll be talking about not only more chances for snow spreading east but cold air. these temperatures will really be diving down. the big concern here, of course, will be where it's warm into the southeast. we'll have rain on the b
of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> obama care can't succeed without them, and that's why president obama is hosting a youth summit this afternoon. the administration says healthcare.gov is vastly improved, now working more than 90% of the time and able to support at least 800,000 users per day. on monday, as we've been reporting, the site had a million visitors. but even with these improvements, what are the chances the administration reaches its goal of seven million americans enrolled by the end of march? take a look at the math. in october, 27,000 americans signed up on the federal exchange. in the month of november, 100,000 people. even if, let's say, they quadruple november's numbers in december, that's another 400,000 enrollments. so under that scenario, less than a million people will have enrolled in the first three months, leaving only three months left to get to t
and the minority aids initiative and national strategy on hiv-aids. ow is the time to recommit our energy to an aids-free generation. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from seek recognition? ms. kaptur: permission to address the house for one minute. as co-chair of the ukranian caucus, i rise today to condemn violence current currently igniting in ukraine yeah at the hands of their top official. their targets are peaceful protestors and journalists who have been harmed. shouldn't the president and the ukranian government be working to ensure a more open society rather than repressing their own citizens. shouldn't they be rebuilding citizens to freely voice concerns about the future of their country. hundreds of thousands of demonstrators. over one million people have taken to the streets out of frustration at that government's abandonment. as protests escalated, journ lifts were met with vial interest police crackdown and many were burned by tear gas. for many years now, ukranians have desired a government and country that embrace liberty, democracy and human
, energy and agriculture. eric is well deserving of this honor and we thank him for his leadership in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on the house floor. the safe climate caucus is composed of representatives from across this country. we come from the west coast, the east coast, the north and the south and the midwest. we come from coastal regions, urban areas and rural communities. we represent a cross-section of america. we started the safe climate caucus because of the enormous disconnect that exists between what scientists are telling us about the
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, entities, otherwise known as patent trolls here today. on november 14 the house energy and commerce committee held a hearing entitled, quote, the impact of pat interassertion entities on innovation and the economy. we heard from a variety of witness -- witness and industry including the food, hospitality, tech, all of whom had been targeted by vague, unfair, and he deceptive patent troll demand letters. that hearing revealed significant economic harm to main street businesses and the economy caused by such patent troll demand letters. these entities engage in abusive practice that is often target small businesses because they don't have the resources to fight back. the markup for the innovation act, mr. shea fits offered an amendment that resulted in a sense of congress in the bill before us today. that language says, and i quote, it's an abuse of the patent system and against public policy for a party to send out a purposely evasive demand letters to end users alleging patent infringement, end quote. as chairman of the house energy and commerce committee, subcommittee on commerce m
that is believed to contain one quarter of the world's undiscovered energy resources. plus new groundbreaking technology used by law enforcement to bring down criminals and the crime rate. that's next on al jazeera. >> they are some of the meanest streets in the country. two cities where the california dream has really been fading into a reality of crime, but oakland and richmond, california, are fighting back. not with boots on the ground, but with bots. technologhat can track a gunshot from thousands of miles away. "techknow's" lindsay moran spent time on the ground to find out how this works. >> reporter: oakland and richmond is a network of high tech ears. acoustic sensors that could be a game changing in reducing gun violence. it's part of "shot spotter." within seconds after a gun is fired the system pinpoints the location, and alerts police dispatchers and patrol units. >> the first thing it shows is that there were multiple gunshot fires and give us pinpoint location. i almost have realtime information where shots are being fired and where i'm going. >> here's how it works. when a gun
. there is a tremendous opportunity for the u.s. in latin america. china is very interested in latin america is energy biodiversity.our they want to invest in latin america. they are welcome. >> thank you. we are almost out of time. one less question -- and it couple of housekeeping matters. i want to remind you about our upcoming speakers. december 10, we have the mayor of houston, texas. december 16, the chairman and ceo of general motors. december 19, a grammy award winner and bluegrass legend. second, i would like to present our guest with the traditional national press club coffee mug coakley to be filled with colombian coffee. [laughter] >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] and for the final question, you mentioned the prospect of colombia's national soccer team. the prospect of our two countries in the world cup? >> i wish our teams would not meet in the first round. it would be very disrespectful to eliminate the u.s. so quickly. [laughter] diplomatic. thank you. [laughter] thank you for coming today here and i would also like to thank the national press club staff, including the journalism
to temporarily roll back its enrichment offun rainium which would be used to generate nuclear energy. iran insists it's nuclear program is peaceful. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible for ran, like any country, to change over time. it may not be likely. if you ask me what is the likely that we are able to arrive at the end state that i was just describing earlier, you know, i wouldn't say that it's more than 50/50. but we have to try. >> iran, the united states u.s. and five other world powers will meet this week to discuss a six-month deal to halt iran's nuclear program. the president said the deal which lifts sanctions has helped his country's economy. >>> this week on talk to al jazeera, iran's foreign minister mohammed zarif was asked if his country would attend a peace conference if invited? he is a key backer of assad. here is his response? >> we believe the syrian people have to decide this between themselves. we can only facilitate that there cannot be a military solution in syria, that there needs to be a political solution. and the ultimate political solut
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